CareerSource Brevard Invites Community Leaders to Free Business Learning Event: Securing Our Nation, Building the Future

Semiconductors, Nano Technology, and Manufacturing Supply Chain Registered Apprenticeship Accelerator

Brevard County, FL – CareerSource Brevard, in partnership with Florida Department of Education, The National Institute for Innovation and Technology, FloridaMakes, and the Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast invite you to a free business learning event. Join businesses, educators, community leaders, partners, and legislators to learn about semiconductors, nano technology, and manufacturing supply chain registered apprenticeship and participate in interactive discussions.

Join us, Wednesday, October 11, 2023, from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Canaveral Port Authority, Commission Meeting Room, 445 Challenger Road, Cape Canaveral, FL 32920. The event includes a continental breakfast, networking, key updates and educational presentations.

Featured presenters include:

  • Mike Russo, President, National Institute for Innovation and Technology (NIIT)
  • Martha Ponge, National Director of Apprenticeships, National Institute for Innovation and Technology (NIIT)
  • Scott Ellsworth, Principal & Owner, Ellsworth Consulting
  • Anne Everly, MPM, Apprenticeship Training Representative, Florida Department of Education
  • Melissa Byers, Business Liaison and Apprenticeship Navigator, CareerSource Brevard
  • Christina Slate, Co-Owner, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, Peay’s Electric II, Inc.
  • Lola Giacona, Program Coordinator, Brevard Electrical Apprenticeship Training Program

Additionally, you’ll learn about the CHIPS Act Initiative, protecting our economy and national security, Mack Technologies Inc., Florida’s first Semiconductor Registered Apprenticeship, and get an update on Florida’s Apprenticeship program from the Florida Department of Education.

For more information contact Melissa Byers at [email protected], or register to attend here.

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